Al Ghariya Beach
Address: Travel 80 kms from Doha on Shamal Road, towards North. Then follow tarmac road, which leads to the beach.
It's sand beach, with shallow water. Beside the beach is Al Ghariya Resort, which offers restaurants, water sports, recreation, rooms and more.
There is no facility for doing bar-b-que, but you may bring your own equipment there.
Address: Head towards AlKhor. Before reaching AlKhor exit you will find Al Sumaisimah exit, the beach is near from that point.
You will many palm trees and huts at the beach. It's also good for swimming. There are often many visitors at the beach, from AlKhor.
Address: The beach is 80 kms from Doha. Take Shamal Road, and at approx. 78 kms, turn right at the Fuwairit sign.
The beach has sandy bay with coves, which make it an ideal picnic spot.
Maroona Beach (French Beach)
Address: Approx 70 kms from Doha, on Shamal Road, there is a sign 'Maroona', turn there, the beach is about 8 kms from there.
It is also known as 42-km Beach or French Beach. It offers nice sights, and is a good place for bar-b-que, para-sailing and camping.